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Coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis) is a build-up of fatty material in the wall of the coronary artery that causes narrowing of the artery. One...
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The resting electrocardiogram (EKG) is a recording of the electrical activity of the heart, and can show changes caused by ischemia or a heart attack...
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The resting electrocardiogram is a recording of the electrical activity of the heart, and can demonstrate signs of oxygen starvation of the heart...
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Angina medications reduce the heart muscle's demand for oxygen in order to compensate for the reduced blood supply, and also may partially widen the...
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Medicines used to treat angina reduce the heart muscle's demand for oxygen to compensate for the reduced blood supply. Three commonly used classes of...
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Coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis) is a build-up of fatty material in the wall of the coronary artery that causes narrowing of the artery.
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Arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart muscles are called coronary arteries. Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when cholesterol plaque...
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Coronary artery disease occurs when atherosclerotic plaque (hardening of the arteries) builds up in the wall of the arteries that supply the heart...
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Conditions that increase a person's risk for heart disease, also called coronary artery disease, are called risk factors. There are some risk factors...
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There are many things you can do to decrease your risk of developing heart disease. If the artery-clogging process has already begun, you can slow...
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Heart disease is a condition that affects the heart muscle or the blood vessels of the heart.
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Risk factors (for heart disease) are traits people have that are linked to the development and progression of coronary artery disease. There are...
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The diagnosis of heart disease begins with obtaining a history that the potential for coronary artery disease exists. Risk factors need to be...
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Ischemic heart disease is a condition caused by a decrease in blood flow to the heart. This decrease is usually the result of narrowed coronary...
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Antioxidants include vitamins (A, C, and E) that may help to limit the cellular damage caused by free radicals, which are released when tissue is...